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1 11, 2014

November 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Cleo

Our 2014 November patient of the month is the lovely Cleo. She is a 19.5 year old, domestic shorthaired black cat. We first saw her in August of 2008 for her initial consultation. She had a history of projectile vomiting, lethargy, poor appetite and a fever. Intestinal wall thickening and enlargement of intra-abdominal lymph nodes [...]

1 10, 2014

October 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Bethany

Our 2014 October patient of the month is the beautiful Bethany. She is an 8 year old black lab who presented to the emergency department at VRCC for enlarged lymph nodes and a decreased platelet count. She was diagnosed with a B cell lymphoma with a large cell variant, meaning Bethany's lymphoma may not respond [...]

1 09, 2014

September 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Chisulo

Our patient of the month for September 2014 is Chisulo, a very sweet, neutered male, Rhodesian ridgeback who is just over 6 years old. Chisulo was first seen by VRCC Oncology in December 2012, with a biopsy confirmed undifferentiated round cell tumor that was removed from his sternum. Dr. Ringen recommended additional stains to be [...]

1 08, 2014

August 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Xander

Our patient of the month for August 2014 is Xander, an adorable, 7 year old, neutered male, domestic medium hair, polydactyl kitty. Xander presented to our VRCC Oncology department in September 2012 with enlarged intra-abdominal lymph nodes and thickened intestinal wall layers. Xander had has some intermittent diarrhea that prompted the abdominal ultrasound to find [...]

1 07, 2014

July 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Cinder

Our Patient of the Month for July 2014 is Cinder, an adorable, a middle-aged spayed female mixed breed dog.  Cinder was first evaluated at VRCC through our ER service in early September 2013, for a large ulcerated and infected tumor between the toes of her left hind foot.  Cinder’s family first noticed the tumor in [...]

1 06, 2014

June 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Hanna

Our Patient of the Month for June 2014 is Hanna, a lovable spayed female chocolate Labrador retriever, who is about to celebrate her 6th birthday.  She was presented to our VRCC Oncology department in September 2012 for evaluation of lymph node enlargement, and decreased appetite.  Dr. Ringen performed staging test that confirmed the diagnosis of [...]

1 05, 2014

May 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Sadie

Our Patient of the Month for May 2014 is Sadie, a sweet 10 and ½ year old spayed female Shih Tzu.  Sadie was first evaluated at our Oncology department at VRCC in June of 2011.  She had masses on her upper and lower lips that had been biopsied and confirmed to be cutaneous lymphoma.  At [...]

1 04, 2014

April 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Maui

Our Patient of the Month for April 2014 is Maui, a 6 and ½ year old, beautiful and energetic spayed female Border Collie mix. Maui had undergone surgery, with the family veterinarian, in October 2011 for what was thought to be a small tumor on the top of her head.  Histopathology results indicated a diagnosis [...]

1 03, 2014

March 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Lulu

Our Patient of the Month for March 2014 is Lulu, a beautiful 10 and ½ year old, spayed female Old English Sheep dog.  Lulu was evaluated at our Oncology department at VRCC in February 2012, after having undergone surgery to excised an aggressive thyroid carcinoma.  Lulu had recovered well from surgery and was in otherwise [...]

1 02, 2014

February 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Sweet Pea

Our Patient of the Month for February 2014 is "Sweet Pea", a darling 14 year-old spayed female domestic shorthair cat, who is appropriately named.  Sweet Pea was presented to our Oncology department at VRCC in November 2010 with a biopsy confirmed diagnosis of lymphoma affecting the intestinal tract and surrounding lymph nodes.  Dr. Ringen initiated [...]

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